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The Power of Transformation

MaritzCX

Shifting Focus to the Customer, Not the Product Many organizations have struggled with moving from product-centric to customer-centric over the years. Some have achieved this transformation, others have not.

How to Show Up as a Caring Company

Customer Bliss

In lieu of a regular Daily Dose video, I want to share with you an excerpt from a keynote I presented recently that focuses on the lessons of my most recent book, Would You Do That To Your Mother. . The following is a lightly edited transcript of the video below.

The Customer Experience You Didn't Know About

IntouchInsight

CX thought leader, Colin Shaw, shares research into how the subconscious plays an important role in the customer experience

Fundamentals of a Customer First Strategy For Every Industry

C3Centricity

Every industry strives to improve their customers’ experience with their products and services. Adopting a customer first strategy is therefore in many company objectives. Unfortunately it rarely goes beyond the theory in many organisations, so I decided to help out with these six suggestions.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Survey Emails: How to Grab Your Customer’s Attention

GetFeedback

Survey emails are one of the best ways to get customer information straight from the source. But times are changing, and getting your customer’s attention over email is difficult. 20 years ago, when the world was just discovering the email , there wasn’t a whole lot more to do than simply sending your email. These days, we get bombarded with so many messages it’s hard to keep up with everything or know what’s worth looking at in the first place. Quite simply, your customers are overwhelmed.

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Self-Service Strategies for Elevating CX at Your Contact Centre

inContact

Have you ever visited one of those palatial buffet restaurants with dozens of assorted fresh dishes in self-serve stations, with the crowds and people walking (seemingly) aimlessly with their plates in search of the pasta or the dessert cart? Raise your hand if you appreciate a good buffet — I certainly do! Classic Trap.

Emotion Analytics is at the Heart of Customer Experience Innovation

TechSee

It’s no secret that emotions drive behavior. Happy people whistle. Angry drivers crash cars. And now, with the help of emotion analytics, more companies are tuning into their customers’ feelings in an attempt to learn what makes them tick.

Obstacles Contact Center Agents Come Across During Interactions

Jacada

There was a time when customers only had a single choice when it came to contacting a company's customer service department. They had to dial a number to reach the department by phone—and make sure that they did so during the company's customer service department's hours of operation. Read More.

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How to Build Your Customer Success Forecasting System with Eleanor O’Neil

Customer Bliss

“I was really looking to achieve an experience that was elegant. I’m a big believer in that,” said Eleanor O’Neil, regarding her decision to create a customer success forecasting system.

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The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

Voluntary Response Sample – Know more about this research approach

QuestionPro Audience

Content Index. Voluntary response sample – Definition: Characteristics of a Voluntary response sample. Factors to consider while setting up a Voluntary response sample. Advantages and Disadvantages of voluntary response sample. The advantages of a voluntary response sample are listed below.

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A Great CX Journey Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

inContact

Customer Experience (CX) is the new mantra for growing topline. Every company wants to build personalized and differentiated experiences that win new customers and build a loyal customer base. While there is a compelling business case to invest in CX, companies still struggle to start and succeed. A lot of it is because CX is not a one-and-done metric that you can hit and forget.

The Customer Is Angry – And, It’s Not Your Fault

ShepHyken

Imagine this. The customer on the phone – or in person – is raging mad. You can hear it in their voice – or see it in their eyes. You brace yourself. You’re ready to take the lashing this customer is about to give you. You know you personally did nothing to offend and upset this customer.

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Smart Solutions Resolve Call Center Operational Issues

Jacada

All industries encounter operational obstacles; those with call centers come across an extra set of issues during day-to-day operations. Read More. Jacada Blog

Optimizing Customer Experience Data to Drive Business Success

Digital CX is an established practice. It’s time to focus on brick-and-mortar! This eBook covers the impact of CX on location-based businesses and best practices on how feedback is collected and data analytics are turned into insights that drive actionable improvements. Discover new ideas to fuel your business’s top and bottom line!

How powerful is the experience you are currently delivering to customers?

Wired and Dangerous

Customers have changed! Research shows their expectations for customer service have increased significantly in the last 12 months. When it comes to deciding where to shop, 64% of people rate quality of customer experience as more important than price. For today’s wired and dangerous customer any encounter with indifferent service fosters a quick exit to a new provider.

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Population of Interest – Characteristics, techniques, advantages and disadvantages

QuestionPro Audience

Content Index. How do you define a population of interest? Points to consider while setting up a population of interest: Choosing an accurate sample out of the population of interest. Characteristics of sampling in the population of interest. Techniques of sampling your population of interest.

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Do Your Service Channels Turn Your Customers into Net Promoters?

inContact

When your customers are willing to recommend your company to friends and family members, you definitely are doing something right. And when the percentage of customer “recommenders” (aka promoters) greatly outweighs the percentage of detractors, that’s a big win. This is the basic concept behind Net Promoter Score®, which has been adopted widely as an indication of whether a company is successfully delivering the experience its customers want and need.

Amazing Business Radio: Nicolaj Sigglekow & Christian Terwiesch

ShepHyken

Connected Strategy. Predicting Your Customers’ Wants and Needs to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience (CX). Shep Hyken interviews Wharton School professors Nicolaj Siggelkow and Christian Terwiesch.

The Path to Journey Management

Speaker: Kerry Bodine and Lindsay Sykes

The practice of journey mapping has reached fever pitch. But your mapping efforts are only effective if the resulting maps help you drive organization change — and then measure the results of your efforts. Join Intouch Insight and Kerry Bodine, CX expert and co-author of Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business, as she shares Bodine & Co.’s latest research on this topic.

4 Things Therapy Animals Can Teach Us About CX

Smarter CX

Dogs have long been touted as man’s best friend. Loyal, playful, and always eager to greet their owners when they return home, these animals are incredible sources of joy for people around the world — well, unless you’re a cat person.

5 Principles of Human-First Products

Gainsight

As a COO, I’m always trying to figure out get a ton of things done in a short amount of time. I’m constantly thinking about how to do more with less. The danger for someone like me is that when you give them technology, the standard for what counts as “efficient” dramatically increases.

Game of Thrones in Data: The Character Connections Drawn by Tweeters

Brand Watch

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New Era of Complete Digital Experiences to Expedite the Enterprise Transition to Smart Digital Conversations

inContact

Consumers today expect to interact with companies via a variety of digital channels. In fact, 91% of consumers want seamless omnichannel across messaging and real-time voice and chat. Unfortunately, a digital divide exists today. While consumers have embraced messaging and a digital first world, companies have failed to deliver. As consumers, we’re very comfortable messaging with friends and families from our always accessible phones.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Guest Blog: Thank Your Customer With Actions Not Words

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Ashwini Dave who writes about how important it is to show your customer’s appreciation in order to retain their loyalty. Organizations are irrelevant without customers. They are the major reason why you are in business.

Smarter Demos: Innovating the Automotive Experience with IoT and AR [VIDEO]

Smarter CX

SmarterCX presents the Smarter Demos series , a 2-minutes-or-less look at some of the most innovative CX technologies and how they work. In this 14th video in the Smarter Demos series, we take a look at some of the latest CX tech innovating the automotive experience.

7 Must-Hear Customer Experience Podcasts

iPerceptions

Whether you’re on your work commute, doing your everyday workout, or even just knocking out a project at work: listening to podcasts is becoming more and more part of our daily routines. Customer Experience

CX Journey™ Musings: On Means and Outcomes.

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay Do you know the difference between means and outcomes? Between the journey and the destination? I know. I know. Those are silly questions to ask. Of course everyone knows the difference between means and outcomes.

6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

If Artificial Intelligence for businesses is a red-hot topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement and contact center customer service is white hot. This white paper covers specific areas in this domain that offer potential for transformational ROI, and a fast, zero-risk way to innovate with AI.